Mount Vernon Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 22, 2022
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319-895-6141
213 First Street Northwest, Mount Vernon, IA, 52314

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When it comes to the Mount Vernon Jail in Mount Vernon, Iowa, you will find that the facility is utterly small facility.

The Mount Vernon Jail is often confused with the bigger Linn County Jail. The Linn County Jail is the long-term holding facility, while the Mount Vernon Jail is pretty much short-term holding.

The Mount Vernon Jail will typically ONLY house an inmate up to 72 hours (3 days). It takes the Mount Vernon Jail approximately 24 hours to fully book them into the facility and the next 48 hours will either consist of them getting released or sent off to the Linn County Jail.

Mount Vernon Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Mount Vernon Jail
Jail Type City Jail
Location 213 First Street Northwest, Mount Vernon, IA, 52314
Contact Numbers 319-895-6141
City Mount Vernon
Postal Code 52314
State Iowa
County Linn County

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Of course, you may or may not be looking for your loved one. You may think that the Mount Vernon Jail has their records and mugshots online. Unfortunately, with how fast the booking and releasing process is done in the facility, the city of Mount Vernon jail does not have this information out for the general public.

If your loved one has not come home in a few days and you expect them to be in the Mount Vernon Jail, you can contact the jail directly.

Sending a Mail

With the Mount Vernon Jail being strictly a short-term facility, inmates in the Mount Vernon Jail will not receive this privilege.

Sending a letter or a care package to an inmate is strictly for facilities that keep their inmates longer than 72 hours (3 days).

If you send an inmate in the Mount Vernon Jail a letter or a package, the letter or package will either be disposed of, refused, or sent directly back to you.

Please do not send anything to the Mount Vernon Jail. By the time it gets there the inmate would have either been released or the inmate would have been transferred off to the Linn County Jail.

Sending Money

Again, same with sending money to the Mount Vernon Jail. The Mount Vernon Jail is a short-term facility. Inmates in the Mount Vernon Jail do not have the privilege of getting or needing money while they are here.

Please do not mail any cash, money orders, or cashier’s check to the Mount Vernon Jail. Please do not come down to the Mount Vernon Jail with any cash, money orders, or cashier’s checks. These will be refused.

It is best to wait for the inmate to get transferred out to the Linn County Jail or another facility on that level where they will need funds. They will not need any funds while in the Mount Vernon Jail.

Phone Calls

The one and only privilege inmates will have in the Mount Vernon Jail will be access to a telephone in their jail cell.

Every cell in the Mount Vernon Jail has a telephone in it. Inmates will be permitted to use that telephone at their direction.

Inmates will only be able to make collect calls. So, if you and your family does not have access to a landline, or the inmate does not know the landline number, you will never receive the calls. Collect calls do not work on a cell phone, unfortunately.

Visiting Rules

With the Mount Vernon Jail being strictly a short-term facility, inmates in the Mount Vernon Jail will not receive this privilege.

Inmates can receive visits from their legal counsel though. Inmates are not permitted to receive visits from their friends and family.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Directions

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